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UX Designer / Interaction Designer

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: London, Shropshire
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 20/03/2017
  • Job reference: J359485A

Job Title: UX Designer / Interaction Designer

Length: 6-month contract

Location: Telford

Rate: £TBC


UX Designer to work with stakeholders, user researchers and front end developers, designing in the browser, to deliver highly user focussed and successful services.

The ideal candidate will have a love of the web and its possibilities, a passion for design and its history and an understanding of how form and function work together.

  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to deliver highly user focused and successful digital services;
  • Produce design concepts for digital services, often working to very tight deadlines, and work with front end developers to implement those concepts;
  • Work with user researchers to ensure all output, internal and external, is well designed and user focused;
  • Design and create communication material ensuring all elements are well designed, consistent and user focused;
  • Partner with colleagues to facilitate a consistent user experience, including by designing reusable elements of a digital service;
  • Build relationships and work effectively within an agile delivery model with colleagues and external providers, for example user researchers and business analysts;
  • Deliver high quality finished digital service designs that meet web standards design principles, ensuring that elements such as accessibility are built into designs from the outset;
  • Proactively seek new learning opportunities and look to continually improve by gaining feedback from your peers and the business;
  • Communicate credibly with a wide range of digital delivery disciplines and talent both internally and externally.

Skills and Experience


  • Practical experience in designing interfaces and transaction flows for the web;
  • Ability to prototype for the web & design in browser;
  • A good basic understanding of web technologies and how they affect design, including accessibility;
  • Experience of web and mobile application interface design. Core skills: sketching, design production, hand-coded HTML & CSS, rapid prototyping;
  • Responsive web interactions design for mobile devices.


  • A degree in design or equivalent qualification;
  • Experience in researching design with users;
  • Service design experience, including user journey mapping;
  • Experience working within an agile, multi-disciplinary team environment, and ability to deliver iterative design components (including user journeys) to the development team.
  • Leading and Communicating
  • Seeing the Bigger Picture
  • Delivering at Pace
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